AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Award Course
Cricos Code 107236B


This course is designed to provided advanced diagnostic training for Automotive Technicians who wish to further develop their diagnosis and repair skills.


Automotive Mechanic.


Students can choose to carry out further studies in the Diploma of Automotive after completing this course.

Information for International Students

Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies.

This course incorporates practical instruction in a training workshop. Work-based training in industry is not included.

Students are recommended to purchase steel-capped boots to wear in class.

Duration 24 Weeks
English Proficiency IELTS 5.5 or equivalent test score, or successful completion of Upper Intermediate ELICOS at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE.
Fees per Term (AUD) $3,750
Total Fees (AUD) $7,500
Course Start Dates 23 January, 24 April, 10 July, 2 October 2023
Academic Requirements Completion of equivalent of Australian Year 11. 
Pre-requisite course(s) Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Study Mode Full-time, face to face, 20.5 hours per week. Classes are timetabled 3 days per week.

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours
AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults 80
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours
AURETR037 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems 50
AURLTB104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems 50
AURLTD109 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems 50
AURLTE104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines 50
AURLTE105 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel engines 50
AURLTX104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems 50
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies 20
AURTTA125 Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems 50
AURTTR101 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems 50
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.